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Miles Morales: Shock Waves: Original Spider-Man Graphic Novel, Book 1

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Teen superhero helps Puerto Rico in fun graphic novel.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

No it’s not his sisters

age 8+

Fun, engaging, and perfect for middle grade readers

It's fun, fast-paced, and awesome representation. It's perfect for middle grade readers and contains minimal violence. The illustrations are reminiscent of Into the Spiderverse. It's also a great message about friendship and community. A great read for kids but adults, too!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Comics fans love to see their favorite heroes as teens, and this high-spirited adventure presents a younger version of a well-established crime fighter. Author Justin A. Reynolds provides plenty of snappy dialogue and suspenseful situations for Miles Morales: Shock Waves. Pablo Leon's art is vibrant and kinetic, capturing the high-flying action with grace and style. Well-meaning but a little blt bland in terms of plot, Miles Morales: Shock Waves could be more inventive, but it's still a lot of fun for fans and newcomers alike.

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